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ID: QW0355 Upper-Intermediate
In Chinese there are several words that refer to "situation". You have probably heard of 情况（Qíngkuàng） which is the most common. This Qing Wen will probe into the situation by discussing similar words such as 状态 （Zhuàngtài），状况 （Zhuàngkuàng），形势 （Xíngshì），情势 （Qíngshì），and 态势 （Tàishì）。
Fri May 23 2014 | Tom, Vera
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zhuàngtài ：tā jīntiān de zhuàngtài bù hǎo ，zhǐ dé le dìwǔ míng 。
state: He is in a bad state today. He only got fifth place.
zhè ge zhànghù de zhuàngtài shì bèi jīhuó de 。
The status of this account is activated.
tā de QQ zhuàngtài shì “líxiàn ”。
His QQ status is "offline".
qíngkuàng ：nǐmen gōngsī qíngkuàng zěnmeyàng ？
situation,circumstances: How is your company's state of affairs?
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